Worm Composting

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by lemon5000
Last updated 6 years ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Ecology
Grade:
9

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Worm Composting

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FOR YOUR GARDEN AND HOUSE - PLANTS

B e n e f i t s:-Reduces household waste by 25 - 50%-Reduces C emissions from trucks-Reduces heat-trapping wastes that produce methane and water contaminants-Reduces exposure to toxins in chemical fertilizers use on store bought foods-RECONNECTS YOU WITH THE NATURAL WORLD*

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Make your own worm bin!!!!

HARVEST YOUR COMPOST!!!!!

FOR YOUR GARDEN AND HOUSE - PLANTS

Materials

Red Wigglers Eisenia fetida

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Why Red Wigglers? - replicate environment -short life span -reproduce quickly - tolerates wide range of environment

Compost - everything that once was alive! - natural fibers, paper, hair, dryer/belly/button lint, tea, coffee, crushed egg shells

Bin: 8" - 16"deep ~2sq. ft. of bottom

Your plants will LOVE you!

Y o u r C o n c l u s i o n:- w o r m compost - incredible fertilizer-compost is the perfect soil amendment; adds organic materials & some nutrients - will be a part of the Z E R O W A S T E L O O P {Daniel Tarnow, Compost Project Coordintor, Queens Botanical Garden}

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Pictures taken from makezine.com/craft/how-to_make_a_wormbin/


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